March 17, 2011 in Features

Stage listings

 

Events of special interest are marked with a . For more listings, see www.spokane7.com.

Music

SFCC Jazz Festival - Student concert featuring the Jazz Ensemble led by Dave Wakeley and Jazz Combos led by Danny McCollim, today, 7:30 p.m., $5/adults, $2/students and seniors. Clinics for middle and high school bands Friday, with free concert at noon. Tribute to Arnie Carruthers, with the Spokane Jazz Orchestra and SFCC’s Jazz Ensemble, choir and vocal jazz ensemble, and African Drum Ensemble, Saturday, 7 p.m., $15 ($10/SFCC students and staff), through TicketsWest (800-325-SEAT, www.ticketswest.com). Spokane Falls Community College, Music/ Performing Arts Building auditorium, Building 15, 3410 W. Fort George Wright Drive. (509) 533-3720

Swing Armistice 1944 - Swing jazz for dancing by Portland’s The Stolen Sweets, plus The Pete Krebs Trio featuring national fiddle champion Andrew Wilson. Presented by PED-Programs for Successful Aging and the local World War II re-enactment club Army Group 1944; period dress encouraged (1920s-1940s). Friday, 7 p.m., Glover Mansion, 321 W. Eighth Ave. $10 (bring ID for no-host bar). (509) 326-1471

Bitter Sweet Memories - Songs of the World War II era. Friday, 7 p.m., Jacklin Arts & Cultural Center, 405 William St., Post Falls. $20. (208) 457-8950

Spokane Symphony - “The Drama of Mozart,” classics performance featuring Mateusz Wolski, violin and Nicholas Carper, viola. Saturday, 8 p.m. and Sunday, 3 p.m., Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox, 1001 W. Sprague Ave. $22-$44. (509) 624-1200

KYRS Benefit Concert - Irish music by Mighty Squirrel (minus two) at 7 p.m., Dead Fiddler’s Society at 8 p.m. and Floating Crowbar at 9:30 p.m., to support Spokane Community Radio. Saturday, Hill’s Restaurant, 401 W. Main Ave. $10/adults, free/age 12 and younger. (509) 747-3012

Bethel College Concert Choir - 48-voice group from Kansas. Saturday, 1 p.m., St. Aloysius Church, Gonzaga University campus, 330 E. Boone Ave. Free. (509) 455-9088

Battle of the Bands - Presented by Sandpoint High School’s Music Department. Saturday, 6 p.m., Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave., Sandpoint. (208) 263-9191

Too Slim and the Taildraggers - Roots-rock, Americana and blues. Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Cutter Theatre, 302 Park St., Metaline Falls, Wash. $15. (509) 446-4108

Chris Coole and Ivan Rosenberg - Folk duo’s “Farewell Trion” CD release tour. Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Rick Singer Photography Studio, 415 1/2 W. Main Ave. $15 ($25 with CD). (509) 838-3333

Middle School Large Group Band Festival - Presented by Spokane Falls and Northwest Music Educators Association. Monday and Tuesday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Eastern Washington University, Music Theater, Cheney. (509) 342-1559

SFCC Community Band Concert - Featuring guest soloist Kirk Ferguson, principle trombonist for the Spokane Symphony, performing the “Blue Bells of Scotland.” Monday, 7:30 p.m., Spokane Falls Community College, Music/ Performing Arts Building auditorium, 3410 W. Fort George Wright Drive. $5/adults, $2/students and seniors. (509) 533-3720

Tuesday Night Music Series - David Roon, acoustic folk. Tuesday, 4:30-6:30 p.m., Moscow Food Co-op, 121 E. Fifth St., Moscow. Free. (208) 882-8537

American Brass Quintet - Quintet in residence at the Juilliard School and the Aspen Music Festival, part of the Auditorium Chamber Music Series. Tuesday, 7:30 p.m., University of Idaho, University Auditorium, 851 Campus Drive, Moscow. $20/adults, $17/seniors, $10/students. (208) 885-6231

Pan African Drum and Dance Ensemble - An array of music and dance from West Africa. Tuesday, 8 p.m., Washington State University, Kimbrough Concert Hall, Room 101, Pullman. Free. (509) 335-1151

Elementary and Middle School Large Group Choral Festival - Presented by Spokane Falls and Northwest Music Educators Association. Wednesday. 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Lewis and Clark High School Theater, 521 W. Fourth Ave. Free. (509) 342-1559.

Theatre Ballet of Spokane - Annual childrens’ concert featuring a Circus Ballet with dancing poodles, clowns, ponies and a high-wire act, plus new works by local choreographers and Charles Askegard of New York City Ballet. Saturday, 3 p.m., Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. $5/door. (509) 838-5705

Comedy

Darryl Rhodes and Gene Renfroe - Today, 8 p.m., Northern Quest Casino, Impulse, 100 N. Hayford Road, Airway Heights. $5. (877) 871-6772

Three Chairs and the Truth - Improv comedy group. Friday, 7:30 p.m., Liberty Lake Community Theatre, 1421 Meadowwood Lane Suite 130, Liberty Lake. $2. (509) 342-2055

Handsome Little Devils - Vaudeville-style comedy troupe. Friday, 7:30 p.m., Panida Theater, Sandpoint. $20/adults ($16/Pend Oreille Arts Council members), $8/youth 18 and under. (208) 263-6139

Megan Mooney - Of Comedy Central fame. Friday, 8 p.m., Spokane Club, 1002 W. Riverside Ave.. $20. (509) 838-8511

“Ink Blot”- Improv comedy show for all ages. Friday, 8 p.m., Blue Door Theatre, 815 W. Garland Ave. $9/adults, $7/children, seniors and students with ID. (509) 747-7045

Safari Saturday - Fast-paced short-form improv. Some material may not be suitable for all ages. Saturday, 9 p.m., Blue Door Theatre, 815 W. Garland Ave. $7. (509) 747-7045

Theater

“Menopause The Musical”- Parodies from the ’60s, ’70s and ’80s about women experiencing “The Change.” Today, 7:30 p.m., Northern Quest Resort and Casino, Pend Oreille Pavillion, 100 N. Hayford Road, Airway Heights. $35. (877) 871-6772, (800) 325-SEAT

“The Merchant of Venice”- Presentation of William Shakespeare’s dramatic comedy by Ignite Community Theatre’s Booklight Reader’s Theatre. Friday, 7 p.m., Gonzaga University, Foley Library, Teleconference Room, 502 E. Boone Ave.; Saturday, 7 p.m., St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 316 E. 24th Ave.; and Sunday, 2 p.m., Blue Door Theatre, 815 W. Garland Ave. Free; donations accepted. (509) 330-1066

“Hansel and Gretel”- Presented by Spokane Children’s Theatre. Saturday, Sunday and April 3 at 1 p.m.; March 26-27 and April 2 at 1 and 4 p.m. Spokane Falls Community College, Building 5, Spartan Auditorium, 3410 W. Fort George Wright Drive. $12/adult, $10/child. (800) 325-SEAT, (509) 328-4886

“Within the Silence” - One-woman play about a teen girl experiencing anti-Japanese hysteria in Seattle during World War II, produced as part of Seattle’s Living Voices series and sponsored locally by the Human Rights Education Institute. Wednesday, 7 p.m., Coeur d’Alene Public Library, 702 E. Front. Ave., and March 24, 7 p.m., Post Falls Library, 821 N. Spokane Ave. Free. (208) 769-2315

“A Streetcar Named Desire”- Gonzaga University presents the classic drama by Tennessee Williams. Wednesday-March 26, 7:30 p.m.; March 27, 2 p.m., Gonzaga University, Magnuson Theatre. $15/adults, $10/students. (509) 313-6553


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